X
outdoors/climbing-bouldering clim

Climbing & Bouldering

WORLD-CLASS CLIMBING IN THE HIGH COUNTRY 

Rock & Ice magazine named Boone one of the United States' top ten climbing towns stating the NC High Country being "some of the East Coasts best climbing."  

Climbing in the Boone area is an amazing way to be right in the middle of the area's most expansive views. On Grandfather Mountain's Rough Ridge, Ship Rock towers 4,000 feet above the piedmont and the scenery is nowhere wilder than on the crags of the Linville Gorge Wilderness. The climbs at all these sites are as different from one another as the diverse routes climbers find at the many area bouldering sites, many reached by easy, woodsy walks. 

Bouldering in the Linville Gorge Wilderness
Bouldering in the Linville Gorge A Man boulders in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Areamore

Whether you are after multi-pitch ascents of awe-inspiring cliffs, or easy access bouldering (climbing close to the ground, without ropes or harnesses) the Boone area has a range of topnotch climbing experiences.  

On cliff or crag, the High Country boasts a long list of classic East Coast climbs and Boone area professional outfitters have all the gear, guided trips, instruction, and information you will need to clip into high adventure in the High Country!

 

Search
Amenities
Show Map
Featured

Center 45 is a welcoming climbing facility for beginner climbers and advanced. Our indoor facility offers a great place for .. more

Featured
Downtown

An exciting outdoor climbing tower, located at Rock Dimensions and Footsloggers Store in downtown Boone. Rock Dimensions are .. more

Featured
Boone

Whitewater rafting, caving, hiking, canoeing, rentals, kayaking, guided day trips, climbing trips and paddling school with ACA .. more

Featured
Downtown

Outfitters for guided rock climbing and rappelling instruction in the North Carolina mountains. Caving / Spelunking trips in .. more

 

Featured Events

Jun 27

Young People's Global Film Series

6/27/17
An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a Young People's Global Film Series,… more
Jul 06

62nd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

7/6/17 – 7/9/17
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make… more
Jul 07

First Friday Art Crawl

2/3/17 – 12/1/17
Shop, mingle and meet local artists from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at downtown shops and galleries. Enjoy fresh art, lively… more
Jul 08

An Evening with Sutton Foster

7/8/17
Two-time Tony Award-winning actyress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster makes her debut on the Schaefer Center stage for… more
Jul 11

Young People's Global Film Series

7/11/17 – 8/1/17
An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a Young People's Global Film Series,… more
Jul 15

Jennifer Nettles

7/15/17
Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Jennifer Nettles has become one of the most admired singer-songwriters in music… more
Jul 21

MOMIX: "Opus Cactus"

7/21/17
Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of… more
Jul 22

Chris Botti

7/22/17
For more than two decades, multi Grammy award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a variety… more
Jul 27

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

7/27/17
Bruce Hornsby will perform with his longtime band, the Noisemakers, and tap into many of the genres that have… more
Featured Events
815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
made by Simpleview